According to Mantan Web is in production an adaption to live-action movie for the franchise Corpse Party. In the lead roles we have Rina Ikoma (AKB48, Nogizaka46) and Ryosuke Ikeoka (D-Boys).
Scheduled to debut March 17 the director is Masafumi Yamada (Hitori Kakurenbo Gekijoban, Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi).
The Corpse Party game follows the students who end up trapped in a haunted school. The franchise has inspired several adaptations for manga.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragments, is the next game in the Sword Art Online series to be released next month for the Playstation Vita. The first game, Sword Art Online - Infinity Moment -, was released last year on March 15th for the Playstation Portable. Since the PSP game release and the announcement of Hollow Fragments, fans in the west have been itching for a chance to play any of the two in English but have been left out due to the PSP being dead in the United States and because no English version of the latest game has been announced.
On this past Sunday after the grand finals of the Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition ver. 2013 at Final Round, a huge southeastern fighting game tournament that is held in Atlanta, GA during the 2nd weekend of March every year, Capcom had a special announcement which entailed the revealing of the final 5th character for their upcoming updated version of Street Fighter 4 titled "Ultra Street Fighter 4". The final character named Decapre was revealed and is one of M.Bison's (Vega if you live in Japan) DOLLs in which he controls.
It has long been speculated that only one playable & supportive representitive would be put into Sega/Dengeki Bunko/French-Bread upcoming fighting game "Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax" but now that rule has been broken as Sword Art Online's protagonist Kirigaya Kazuto (aka: Kirito) will be joining the cast with fellow SAO characters Yuki Asuna & supporter character Krirgaya Suguha (aka: Leafa) as a playable character.
After Grand Thef Auto III and GTA: Vice City reach mobile devices, it is the turn of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas receive the same treatment at the hands of Rockstar. The company announced on Tuesday (26) an adaptation of the game originally released for the PlayStation 2 should arrive coming to iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle and Windows Mobile.
Pokémon still remains a phenomenon to its viewers and the most recent numbers from Nintendo are there to prove it. The newest generation of the franchise of Nintendo, "Pokémon X/Y" was the best title for the Nintendo 3DS fastest selling game in portable gaming history and the company has just released an infographic image with some very interesting data.
At the launch event of the PlayStation 4 in New York, the developer Naughty Dog (has announced a new game in the "Uncharted" franchise, exclusively for the new console, through a small teaser without much information.
The producers of the game said if you listen carefully to dialogue from the trailer, you will find some tips on the plot and story of the game, noting that the voice that narrates the teaser is not Nathan Drake.
Retro style beat 'em up game Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds, will be making its way to the Playstation Vita on February 13, 2014 from Mages. The game will be a direct port from the Xbox 360 version which was released earlier this year, but the Vita version will also be released in a physical version in stores as well.
Vanguard Princess, a doujin fighting game created by ex-Capcom programmer and illustrator Tomoaki Sugeno, was published and distributed in English by eigoMANGA for the United States and Europe earlier this year in February on PC and in April for OnLive. Since then, there has been almost to little news about when the announced Xbox 360 and possible PS3 version was going to arrive.
Over the past few months, Anime Toshokan's founder "Mikuru//X" has been in close contact with Japanese doujin game publisher "Nyu-Media" and their CEO "Seon King (known as Genkipetton on the Nyu-Media forums)" on various topics.....mostly about future game licenses and potential game requests. These talks ranged from various games such as "Heart of Crown PC" and various fighting games like "Eternal Fighter Zero ~Memorial~", "Big Bang Beat Revolve", and even "Akatasuki Blitztankpf".
Not much news is to come out of this but it's exciting news for fans of "The IDOLM@STER" franchise. It turns out Namco Bandai has filed for the trademark '3rd Vision'. If you remember way back when the franchise hit the Xbox 360, they used "2nd Vision" all the way up to recent IDOLM@STER games of today.